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69 Million Things I Hate About You (Winning the Billionaire #1) by Kira Archer

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"After personal assistant Kiersten Abbott wins sixty-nine million dollars in the lotto, she suddenly has more than enough money to quit her impossibly demanding job. But where’s the fun in that? She decides to stay and exact a little revenge on her insufferable ass of a boss.

Billionaire Cole Harrington quickly figures out something’s afoot with his usually agreeable personal assistant. When he finds out about the office pool betting on how long it’ll take him to fire her, he decides to spice things up and see how far he can push her until she quits.

The game is on, with everyone waiting to see who will crack first. But the bet sparks a new dynamic between them, and soon they realize they just might have crossed that fine line between hate and love."

Title:  69 Million Things I Hate About You Author:  Kira Archer Publisher:  Entangled Indulgence   Series:  Winning the Billionaire #1 Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating:  Four Review:
"69 Million Things I …

400 First Kisses By: E. L. Todd

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"The man I hate lives next door.

He must have just moved in, even though I never saw the moving truck.

He's just as arrogant as I remember, mowing the lawn without a shirt and grinning like an idiot. When he catches me staring at him through the window, he winks.

So cocky.

He flirts with me like he never broke my heart.

And then he tells me something that I just can't believe.

We're married."

Title:  400 First Kisses Author:  E. L. Todd Publisher:  E.L.T. Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review:
"400 First Kisses" by E. L. Todd
My Thoughts....

This new series by this author featuring Bree, Cypress, Amalie, Ace and Blade that will definitely keep your attention with there being so much going on in this romantic emotional dramatic story.  You will have to keep up because the reader can get lost in the story as it unfolds. This was quite a shock for Bree when she finds out that she is married to this guy Cypress who had cheated…

Any Dream Will Do by Debbie Macomber

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"Beloved bestselling author Debbie Macomber returns with a powerful standalone novel about a woman forced to start her life anew, embarking on the most courageous journey of all—to a place where she learns what love and trust really mean.

Shay Benson adored her younger brother, Caden, and that got her into trouble. When he owed money, Shay realized she would do anything to help him avoid the men who were threatening him, and she crossed lines she never should have crossed. Now, determined to start fresh, she finds herself in search of a place to stay and wanders into a church to escape from the cold.

Pastor Drew Douglas adored his wife. But when he lost her, it was all he could do to focus on his two beautiful kids, and his flock came in a distant third. Now, as he too is thinking about a fresh start, he walks through his sanctuary and finds Shay sitting in a pew.

The pair strike up a friendship—Drew helps Shay get back on her feet, and she reignites his sen…

When He Loves Her: Stories of When A Man Loves His Woman by Angelia Vernon Menchan

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"When He Loves Her are stories of when a man loves a woman, when a black man loves a black woman and is proud of his love and her... These stories are meant to magnify the reality of what we do not always see in media or entertainment... Men Love Their Women, Black Men Love Black Women."

Title:  When He Loves Her
Author: Angelia Vernon Menchan
Publisher:  Honorable MENCHAN Media
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"When He Loves Her" by Angelia Vernon Menchan

My Thoughts.....

These were some sweet HEA short collection of stories that will capture your heart as you are reading this uplifting read and even put a smile on your face.  I loved all of these African American stories that were about Oscar & Isira, Fredrick & Aga, Terrell & Lia, Donald & Dana, Marion & Raymond, Anders & Maura, and Maura & Desmond.  Most of all the reader will be able to see just how these couple's grow not only  'mentally,…

The Takedown by Nia Forrester

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"** Sequel and conclusion to 'The Come Up' **
When you’re riding high, there’s almost always someone looking for the chance at a takedown …

Newly-installed as President & CEO of the Scaife music empire, Jamal Turner is undeniably at the pinnacle of his career. And to sweeten the triumph, he has Makayla Hughes at his side—a woman whose wide-eyed wonder at their good fortune keeps his feet firmly planted on solid ground. In a profession that thrives on artifice, Makayla is the realest and most meaningful thing in his life.

Jamal’s biggest problem—and the only conflict in his relationship—is finding time to keep his commitment to participate in planning their wedding. Well … that’s almost their only conflict. The other, is Devin Parks, Makayla’s omnipresent best friend whose demands on her time and heart keep pulling her back when Jamal needs her to move forward.

But those may not be their only issues. Devin’s career-rise has attracted some unwanted …

Rekindled Lovers (Undisclosed Desire Book 4) by Falon Gold

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"Tommy Owens is the big-hearted, outspoken restaurateur of the Owens’ clan who is always ready with a joke. He’s also the most brokenhearted. Ten years ago, when he was cruelly set up to look deceitful, the love of his life walked away from Arrow, Colorado. Now, he silently bears the pain from agonizing replays of memories of her, has slammed the door on love, and dares it to reenter his life.

Katara Johnson, on assignment for work, has to come back to Arrow after she crossed a whole ocean to get away from a brutal heartbreak there. Even being as far away as London, she still hasn’t been able to get over Tommy. Sick of carrying him in her heart and tired of being unable to move on, she goes back home on a mission to put Tommy Owens firmly in the past.

The two reunite and love, lies, and the truth explode to the surface. Re-instituting the trust between Tommy and Katara will not be all fun and games but cathartic… until someone calls the cops. A volatile reun…

Nowhere To Hide: BWWM Romantic Suspense Novel (Going Nowhere Fast Book 2) by M'Renee Allen

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"She can run, but she can’t hide.
They’re coming for her.

Melanie Pittman never thought her life would end up like this. She’s living life on the run, with two brothers chasing after her. No matter how far she runs, she can’t hide from the Rochester brothers. They both know what she’s done and they plan to make her suffer for it.

Damian wants her dead for the crime she committed. Mason, a man who she thought cared for her, wants her to complete the terms of their agreement: sex for his silence. Only death or a life of submission awaits her if she quits moving.

Then there’s her other enemies lurking in the shadows, ready to strike. She can’t hide forever. As her enemies close in on her from all angles, she only has two options: give up or rise up. Melanie’s tired of being hurt and used. She’s ready to fight.

Will she win? Or will one of the brothers get what they want from her?"

**This is a suspense novel with romantic elements and no cliffhanger. It inc…

Nowhere To Run: BWWM Romantic Suspense Novel (Going Nowhere Fast Book 1)

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"How did a text message lead to blood on her hands?

Melanie Pittman never should’ve responded to the message her boss sent, demanding she join the festivities at his mansion. With her job on the line, she showed up, only to flee moments later, covered in her boss’s blood.
And his son had watched her flee.

She’d known his willingness to not turn her in was too good to be true. Now he’s blackmailing her: sex for silence. The only thing making this situation worse was the fact that she enjoyed the things he did to her. The way he handled her body, the dirty things he said to her, she loved it all, even though she knew he would never think of her as anything other than a toy he could play with, manipulate. He held her freedom in his hands.

And now his older, more ruthless brother knows what she’s done.

What will it take to keep him silent?

This is a bwwm suspense with romantic elements. It contains graphic scenes and multiple character point of views. For adults …

The Stolen Marriage By: Diane Chamberlain

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"In 1944, twenty-three-year-old Tess DeMello abruptly ends her engagement to the love of her life when she marries a mysterious stranger and moves to Hickory, North Carolina, a small town struggling with racial tension and the hardships imposed by World War II. Tess’s new husband, Henry Kraft, is a secretive man who often stays out all night, hides money from his new wife, and shows no interest in making love. Tess quickly realizes she’s trapped in a strange and loveless marriage with no way out.
The people of Hickory love and respect Henry and see Tess as an outsider, treating her with suspicion and disdain, especially after one of the town’s prominent citizens dies in a terrible accident and Tess is blamed. Tess suspects people are talking about her, plotting behind her back, and following her as she walks around town. What does everyone know about Henry that she does not? Feeling alone and adrift, Tess turns to the one person who seems to understand her,…

Everyday History by Alice Archer

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"Headstrong Ruben Harper has yet to meet an obstacle he can’t convert into a speed bump. He’s used to getting what he wants from girls, but when he develops a fascination for a man, his wooing skills require an upgrade. After months of persuasion, he scores a dinner date with Henry Normand that morphs into an intense weekend. The unexpected depth of their connection scares Ruben into fleeing.

Shy, cautious Henry, Ruben’s former high school history teacher, suspects he needs a wake-up call, and Ruben appears to be his siren. But when Ruben bolts, Henry is left struggling to find closure. Inspired by his conversations with Ruben, Henry begins to write articles about the memories stored in everyday objects. The articles seduce Ruben with details from their weekend together and trigger feelings too strong to avoid. As Henry’s snowballing fame takes him out of town and further out of touch, Ruben stretches to close the gaps that separate them."

Title:  Ever…

But My Soul is Black By: Terrell Williams

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"Bobby has high hopes for his new life in Detroit, and he will not, under any circumstances, blow his chances by messing up a prime job opportunity at his uncle’s construction company. But his first meeting with his mentor, African American foreman Jimbo, turns out even worse than expected when it becomes apparent that Bobby is learning the ropes to become Jimbo’s boss.
As Bobby tries to navigate Jimbo’s understandable resentment, he must also wrestle with the misperceptions of Black culture that his Caucasian family has passed on to him. Eventually, the two men become friends as Jimbo recognizes that Bobby doesn’t hold the prejudices of his uncle.
But just as things start to smooth out, Jimbo introduces Bobby to the kind, clever, and stunning Karen—Jimbo’s favorite woman to string along. Confused by his strong feelings for this intriguing woman and frustrated with Jimbo’s flippant treatment of her, Bobby struggles with whether to pursue Karen…at the cost of…

Giving My Heart To A Savage by T. Nicole (Author), Ty Leese Javeh

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"The most beautiful thing about love is, you can fall into it with the most unexpected person and at the most unexpected time and it becomes one of the best love stories that you could ever tell.
Shanika and Jedy are best friends who were almost like sisters. Growing up in families that were so close, they share a bond that could never be broken. They did everything together, some might say that they were joined at the hip because you wouldn’t see one without the other. The even fell in love at the same time with two of Ladue’s most popular tri star athletes who happens to be best friends as well. Chauncey and Nate seem to be perfect, but as time passed, Shanika and Jedy finds that Chauncey and Nate may not be as perfect as they thought.

Deciding that she has had enough of Chauncey’s cheating ways, Shanika ends the relationship and turns her attention back to the thing that she’s most passionate about, singing. But a chance encounter with Antwon, a local dr…

Enough (Falling For A Rose Book 2) by Stephanie Nicole Norris

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"At the celebration of her best friend's wedding, Claudia Steven's is trying to sort out her tumultuous emotions, regarding the groom's best man and brother, Jaden Alexander Rose.

What started as a platonic relationship, has turned into a battle of wills whenever they find themselves together. Their heated exchanges have risen to the surface, and desire spills over on contact. However, Claudia fears she is not enough to be on the arm of a prestigious benefactor like Jaden. And Claudia is sure that's why he's friend-zoned her.

Multimillionaire investment banker, Jaden Alexander Rose is here today and gone tomorrow. Business is his priority, which is why he has kept the passion that grows for Claudia at arm's length. But the bachelor cannot seem to fight off the dynamic hold Claudia has on him, ever since meeting her six months ago at a charity event. Now at his brother's wedding, Jaden crosses that platonic line, and he has every i…

Safe With Me (Falling For A Rose Book 1) by Stephanie Nicole Norris

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"Small business owner and financial advisor, Samiyah Manhattan is mourning the death of her six-year marriage when she vows never to trust men again. Alone at a local bar, Samiyah attempts to put her situation in perspective when she is drawn inexorably to the presence of a nearby patron.

Celebrity ex-boxer and heavyweight champion turned business mogul, Jonas Alexander Rose never takes women too seriously. They only attach themselves to him because of his star-studded status. However, when he meets the beautiful Samiyah Manhattan mulling over a mimosa at his favorite bar and grill, Jonas is overwhelmed by the heart throbbing heated attraction, and now he is on a mission to explore this thing called love. But can Jonas break the barrier that Samiyah's put up and is he even ready? Find out if Jonas and Samiyah are a match made in heaven or if they will miss out on their happily ever after in Safe With Me. Book one in the Falling For A Rose Series.

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Prowl 2 By: Stephanie Nicole Norris

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"After everything the girls have been through, Patterson Pharmaceutical and the family's homestead, Patterson Manor, are still in jeopardy. With things heating up in New York, it becomes necessary for the girls to make a major move. Brooklyn, Drew, Symone, and Leah find themselves in the motherland, Africa. Will an international heist be the solution the girls need, or will the trouble in New York follow them? Find out in Prowl Two; Nothing Else Matters but Survival."

Title:  Prowl 2
Author:  Deidra D. S. Green & Stephanie Nicole Norris
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Series:  Nothing Else Matters But Survival Book 2
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"Prowl 2" by Deidra D. S. Green & Stephanie Nicole Norris

My Thoughts....

This series is getting more exciting as it is moving along at a good pace to keep you turning the pages to see what will happen next.  Believe me when I say these ladies...Brooklyn, Symone, Drew and Leah who are 'sma…

The Old Cafe By: Marci Boudreaux

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"Jenna Reid purchased the Stonehill Café to prove to herself that her ex-husband was wrong...that she could make her dreams come true. Three years later, all she has is a crumbling building, no social life, and her bruised pride.

Pride is something Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Maguire lost long ago and isn’t likely to find living in the alley behind the café. He just needs a little time to get on his feet. In the interim, keeping an eye on the overworked café owner gives him a sense of purpose. He has no intentions of making his presence known until he hears the woman screaming late one night.

He rushes into the café, but instead of finding her in dire straits, he finds a broken pipe and Jenna—soaking wet and holding a wrench. With her last bit of hope fading, Jenna accepts Daniel’s help to fix up her building, but it doesn’t take long for them to start trying to fix each other."

Title:  The Old Cafe Author:  Marci Boudreaux Publisher:  M. B. Reviewed By:  A…

To The Woman He Loves 3 by Theresa Hodge

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"To the Woman He Loves 3 explores the hope of restoration and love. Ronan Michaels struggles to rebuild his marriage with Ruby. He meets all the markers she set to get back in her good graces. Still, there’s something missing. Nothing Ronan does is able to restore their love back to its purest form. He needs Ruby in the fight for their love with him. Yet, the closer Ronan draws to her, the further away she drifts.

Darryl Nichols’ entry into Ruby’s life was on a day she needed him the most—the day she confronted her husband’s mistress and frantically stumbled into oncoming traffic. Darryl rescued her that day, and ever since he’s been the one making her smile. For months, he has waited in the wings and admired Ruby’s beautiful soul through text messages. Now, he’s ready to show her he’s the best man for her, but will his efforts be fruitful?

While Ruby grapples with being torn between her past and her future, there’s also trouble brewing in paradise for both…

A Perfect Relationship by Anna Anastase

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"Julia is a vivacious young woman living a stable life in Stockholm with her boyfriend, Jacob. During a weekend trip to Paris she engages in a passionate affair with Eric, her friend and former au pair charge. For a while Julia's double life goes well and she believes she's struck a balance between her roles as girlfriend and lover. Then the trouble starts - with both men. Luckily Julia has her best friend Lisa standing staunchly by her side. With warmth and humor, Lisa loyally helps Julia get her life back on track."

Title:  A Perfect Relationship
Author:  Anna Anastase
Publisher:  A. A.
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Three
Review:

"A Perfect Relationship" by Anna Anastase

My Thoughts...

This was quite a interesting read in that I was trying to follow this author thought pattern. This protagonist Julia wanting to have a relationship with Jacob and with a younger man whom she had once babysit.

To me her thought pattern was all over t…

Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life by Tasha Eurich

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"Most people feel like they know themselves pretty well. But what if you could know yourself just a little bit better—and with this small improvement, get a big payoff…not just in your career, but in your life?

Research shows that self-awareness – knowing who we are and how others see us – is the foundation for high performance, smart choices, and lasting relationships.  There’s just one problem: most people don’t see themselves quite as clearly as they could.

Fortunately, reveals organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich, self-awareness is a surprisingly developable skill. Integrating hundreds of studies with her own research and work in the Fortune 500 world, she shows us what it reallytakes to better understand ourselves on the inside - and how to get others to tell us the honest truth about how we come across.

Through stories of people who’ve made dramatic gains in self-awareness, she offers surprising secrets, techniques and strategies to help readers do…

Need You Now (Cloud Bay #1) by Emma Douglas

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"Welcome to the small island town of Cloud Bay, where it's never the wrong time to find a love that's oh-so-right. . .

Caleb White knows what he wants out of life--and being a star tennis player is not it. After speaking to the press about his plans to retire, Caleb decides that a trip to quaint, beautiful Cloud Bay for its legendary music festival is exactly what he needs. There will be time to figure out what to do with his life without a racket in his hand soon enough. Until then, Caleb is content to be stuck on an island with CloudFest's gorgeous director Faith Harper. . .

The daughter of a famous rock star, Faith knows all about fame, fortune, and hot flings that aren't meant to last longer than a few good songs. Gorgeous, built Caleb is a temptation she can't resist, but she's not prepared for the way he makes her feel. . .and the dreams that they both share. What begins as a carefree distraction deepens into something real. But i…

Relentless Heart: A Novella (The Reed Family Book 3) by Tyora Moody

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Assistant District Attorney Asia Reed is relentless about not losing a case. But she’s fighting a losing battle in the faith department. Now approaching forty, never married and with no children, a growing sense of unease has made her weary about her career and life.

When a former boyfriend and prominent defense attorney is gunned down in his office, Asia is jolted into action, determined to find out who’s responsible. Only hours before his death, Adam Locklear insists they meet about information she needs to know. Did Locklear’s death have anything to do with what he wanted share?

Detective Isaac Coleman seems to think so. Will Asia's persistence put her in the path of a killer?"

Title:  Relentless Heart
Author:  Tyora Moody
Publisher:  Tymm Publishing LLC
Series:  The Reed Family Book 3
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"Relentless Heart" by Tyora Moody

My Thoughts....

Another good read where we see the Assistant District Attorn…

Mercedes and Thugga: An Memphis Love, by LaQuita Cameron

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"Treyvon “Thugga” McKinney is always hungry for money. Thanks to Mercedes, he opens his own nightclub and makes major moves to change his life for the better so that he can leave the streets for good. After finding himself behind bars, he is faced with the betrayal, secrets, and tragedy. Mercedes Grant’s is gorgeous, wealthy, and has her own hair salon. In her eyes, her life couldn’t get any better. Rocko Fitzgerald has been Thugga’s right hand man all while keeping his true feelings for Mercedes hidden. His crazed obsession is getting worse and it’s only a matter of time before he teaches the couple that love will get you killed faster than a speeding bullet."

Title:  Mercedes and Thugga:  An Memphis Love
Author:  LaQuita Cameron
Publisher:  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"Mercedes and Thugga" by LaQuita Cameron

My Thoughts....

What a read that will leave you with some many emotions…

Dangerous to Love by LaQuita Cameron

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"Karmel Harvey graduated at the top of her class in law school. She’s one of the most beautiful, success female lawyers of Atlanta. She has the life most women dream of, with a big house, fine man, and no kids! With less than a few days away from her wedding, she is starting to believe her fiancé, Amani, isn’t the man she thought he was. But don’t let her pretty face fool you, this diva is far from perfect and has her own share of secrets that are about to be unmasked…

Sparkel is Karmel’s younger sister. She looks up to Karmel and dreams of graduating college one day to live the lavish life that her sister has. The only thing stopping her is the love she has for the father of her children. He’s determined to be a famous rapper, but can’t leave drugs alone long enough to make a decent hit. When her childhood friend Dre, finds himself the cause of their sour relationship, things fall apart and there’s no telling if Sparkel or Dre can survive what’s in store fo…

Hearts of Purpose: Real Life Stories from Ordinary Women Doing Extraordinary Things for the Glory of God by Gail G Nordskog

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"Following the example of Joan of Arc, who sought God on her knees, received a directive from Him, and then stood and followed His leading, you too can be inspired and equipped to live out your purpose in first hearing from God and then taking your stand in following Him. Hearts of Purpose brings you nine real-life stories from ordinary women doing extraordinary things for the glory of God. These powerful storiesare inspirational and reflective, and will help you open the door toward exploring His call in your own life.

As Gail Grace Nordskog professes, quoting Song of Solomon 2:4, "His banner over me is love." Just as Joan of Arc could step forth in full confidence under the banner of her calling, so we too have the banner of God's love over our lives. Nordskog reinforces this affirmation throughout her book, reminding readers of God's love: the touchstone that directs our hearts and lives."

Title:  Hearts of Purpose: Real Life Stories…

The Honeypot Chronicles 2 - Kinky Me, Kinky You By: R. Marlaan Rush

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"R. Marlaan Rush is handing you another tantalizing buffet of sexual escapades! You can dine on stories such as a admiring husband teasing his wife in a restaurant, a kinky game of hide and seek in the woods and more!"

Title:  The Honeypot Chronicles 2 Kinky Me, Kinky You
Author:  R. Marlaan Rush
Author:  LuLu.com
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"The Honeypot Chronicles 2 - Kinky Me, Kinky You" by R. Marlaan Rush

My Synopsis...

What 'sexual escapades' will this author bring to the table in "The Honeypot Chronicles 2...Kinky Me, Kinky You?"  Well, we get six more real 'Kinky' read that only the erotica genre will love.  From "Lust After Dark" featuring Zeke...what will his prize be?  "Halftime"  How will Dante, Steve, Tommy and Eddie spend their time during 'Halftime?"  "Playing With My Kitty" featuring Tristan with his mistress. Then on to "Public Playtime&quo…

The Honeypot Chronicles 1.5: Extra Sticky Kindle Edition by R. Marlaan Rush

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"R. Marlaan Rush is dipping into the honeypot again and giving you 5 explicit, kinky tales sure to grab more than just your attention. From an erotic day spa experience to a man getting over his exes by getting on the maid hired by his friends, Extra Sticky will leave you panting and wanting more. More of what? More desire, more orgasms, more sex. Buyer beware: putting your fingers on this book will have you putting your fingers on something and/or someone else! Get caught up in the heat of passion and lust within The Honeypot Chronicles 1.5: Extra Sticky. Indulge in the fantasies."

Title:  The Honeypot Chronicles 1.5 Extra Sticky
Author:  R. Marlaan Rush
Publisher:  R. M. R.
Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean
Rating: Five
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"The Honeypot Chronicles 1.5" by R. Marlaan Rush

My Synopsis...


When I was asked by this author would I read her novel and give a review I naturally said yes because that is what I do... read and review novels all genres.  Som…

The Honeypot Chronicles By: R. Marlaan Rush

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"How do you like your erotica?

Do you like it dirty and straight to the point? Do you like it slow and sensual like a love-making session? Or, do you just want to enjoy getting off on kinks? Whatever your pleasure, The Honeypot Chronicles is the book for you! Eleven kinky stories of explicit sex involving interracial love, girl on girl, BDSM, menage à tróis, etc will get things sizzling in the bedroom. One reviewer states, “each story will leave you with vivid imagery painted in your imagination through pretty raunchy scenes.” Two readers use the term “seductive poetry” to describe the content of The Honeypot Chronicles. Get your adult on today!"

Title:  The Honeypot Chronicles Author:  R Marlaan Rush Publisher:  BookBaby  Reviewed By:  Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review:
"The Honeypot Chronicles" by R. Marlaan Rush

My Synopsis...

OK, the question that is asked..."How do you like your erotica.?"  Well, let me tell you if you like the ero…

Shattered (Steel Brothers Saga #7) by Helen Hardt

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"Ryan Steel is known in Snow Creek as the handsomest Steel brother with the most jovial personality. Now that his busy grape harvest and winemaking season is over, he's happy to spend time with his family and help his brothers, Talon and Jonah, celebrate their impending nuptials. The Steels are taking a well-deserved break from the conspiracy surrounding them...until an unlikely woman and a long-buried secret shatter Ryan's world.

Detective Ruby Lee has been on her own since she was fifteen. When her past collides with the Steel family's mysteries, she's determined to find the truth. She has her own issues, and she's not looking for a relationship, despite her all-consuming attraction to Ryan Steel. The gorgeous dark-haired man gets under her skin anyway...and he needs her.

Together they explore both of their histories, but those pasts could cost them a future."

Title:  Shattered Author:  Helen Hardt Publisher:  Waterhouse Press Seri…

The Art of Hiding A Novel by Amanda Prowse

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"Nina McCarrick has it all: a loving husband, two beautiful boys, a well-appointed home and more time than she knows what to do with. Life is perfect. Until her husband, Finn, is killed in a car accident and everything Nina thought she could rely on unravels.
Alone, bereft and faced with a mountain of debt, Nina’s life of luxury quickly disappears and she begins to question whether she ever really knew the man she married. Forced to move out of her family home, Nina returns to the rundown Southampton council estate—and the sister—she thought she had left far behind.
But Nina can’t let herself be overwhelmed—her boys need her. To save them, and herself, she will have to do what her husband discouraged for so long: pursue a career of her own. Torn between the life she thought she knew and the reality she now faces, Nina finally must learn what it means to take control of her life.
Stirring and empowering, this novel from bestselling author Amanda Prowse once a…

It Hurts Me To Love You 3 by Ms. T. Nicole

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"When everything you love is suddenly taken from you, it’s easy to feel as if revenge is all you have left. But when you finally realize that the only way to truly be free is to sit back and let things unfold at its own pace, in time, you will forget all the pain, tears, and all the reasons why you want vengeance. All that really matters is the person who is standing beside you is willing to take every risk to be with you despite all your flaws, mistakes, and imperfections. It is in that moment that you fully understand that love overpowers hate, and your true happiness is based solely on that one decision: to let go of the past, or continue on a path that can ultimately cost you everything that you love once again.

After being shot, Yam struggles to put the pieces of his life back together. But when the one person who stood by his side is taken away from him, leaving behind an emptiness in his heart, Yam finds it even harder to trust the people in his life.…